Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Music Theory and SongwritingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102770.1

Discipline: MUSIC

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
MacLean


Assumed Knowledge
Students must have completed the prerequisite unit, or demonstrate an understanding of key signatures, intervals, triad chord structures, meter and rhythm, through a music theory screening test to be administered by the Unit Co-ordinator.


Equivalent Units
101087 - Composition, Craft and Theory 2, 33408 - Music, Craft and Theory 2, 101522 - Composition, Craft and Theory, 102565 - Songwriting and Music Theory

Prerequisite
101520 Basic Composition, Craft and Theory OR 102564 Music Theory Fundamentals

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit studies harmony and musical techniques used in a variety of styles, and applies these in the development of song-writing and composition skills. Keyboard and aural classes include practical musicianship training related to the lectures.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
The computer programs Auralia (aural training) and Musition (music theory training) will be used to do the online Aural and Theory quizzes, and these will be downloaded by students or accessed on the computers in the music area.


Courses
1651.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.6Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1659.4Bachelor of MusicCURRENT
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1708.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1738.2Bachelor of Music (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1823.4Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6021.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

M1115.1Music PerformanceCURRENT
M1130.1Music for Secondary TeachingCURRENT
SM1082.1Music for Primary TeachingCURRENT




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